Bylaw revision, 2004-2005,  Budget Review committee



E.  The Budget Review Committee

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

1.  Study and report to the Senate on university budget decisions that affect instruction and research.

2.  Review annual budgets and report to the Senate on trends in support for instruction.

Membership of the committee will consist of five faculty members, one of whom will be the Vice-Chair of the Faculty Senate, to be appointed by the Senate.  Consecutive appointments may be allowed for up to five years the seven faculty representatives constituting the faculty membership of the Joint Planning and Budget Committee. The committee will respond to direct charges from the Faculty Senate but will also be free to determine its own scope of study and review.  The committee will aim for maximum coordination with the University Joint Planning & Budget Committee.  The committee shall elect its chairperson.